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Furniture: Slipcovers
 
 

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Save money on furniture when you purchase it by looking ahead to the day when you may want to put slipcovers on it.   Slipcovers look best on furniture with classic lines.

 

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Frugal footnotes:

Here are some frugal tips to save money with slipcovers.

 

- Many stores now sell slipcovers, including IKEA.  They now sell them for a variety of
furniture styles, including the style pictured above with the loose pillows on the back.
 
- The Internet has many sites where you can purchase slipcovers.
 
- Many slipcovers have prints and are very cute. However, like wallpaper, they will go out
of style quickly.  Stick to a classic color, and use quilts, pillow and throws for more pattern and color.  A good slipcover will serve you well for many years.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A - Frugal Tips: Acne - Automobiles

 

B - Frugal Tips:  Babies - Buttons

 

C - Frugal Tips: Cakes - Cutting Boards

 

D - Frugal Tips:  Dandruff - Dryers

 

E - Frugal Tips:  Eating Out - Eyeliner

 

F - Frugal Tips:  Fabric - Furniture

 

G- Frugal Tips:  Garage Sales - Groceries

 

H - Frugal Tips:  Hair Humidifiers

 

I - Frugal Tips:  Ice - Ironing

 

J - Frugal Tips:  Jars - Junk Mail

 

K - Frugal Tips:  Ketchup - Kitchen Pot Hangers

 

L - Frugal Tips:  Ladders - Lotions

 

M - Frugal Tips:  Mac and Cheese - Mushrooms

 

N - Frugal Tips:  Nail Polish - Nuts

 

O - Frugal Tips: Oatmeal - Ovens

 

P - Frugal Tips: Paint - Pumpkins

 

Q - Frugal Tips: Quiche - Quilting

 

R - Frugal Tips: Radishes - Rubbing Alcohol

 

S - Frugal Tips: Sales - Sweetened Condensed Milk

 

T - Frugal Tips: Tablecloths - TV Dinners

 

U - Frugal Tips: Upholstery Fabric - Utilities

 

V - Frugal Tips: Vacations - Vinyl Tablecloths

 

W - Frugal Tips: Wallpaper - Wreaths

 

XYZ - Frugal Tips - Yams - Zucchini